Arnaldo Caprai

Umbria, Italy

Grecante Grechetto, Colli Martani DOC – 2018

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  • Introduction

    • During the renaissance many wines were known as “Greco, Grecante, Grechetto”. Montefalco’s Grecante was one of the most appreciated. Indeed, the head of the Municipality of Montefalco used to send this wine as a precious gift to princes and important clergymen. Arnaldo Caprai’s Grecante keeps this long tradition alive.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Colli Martani DOC
    • Soil: Clay and limestone
    • Elevation: 755 feet
    • Density: 5,500 vines/acre
    • Training: Guyot
  • Vintage Report

    • Summer was well-balanced in temperature average. A good alternation of sunshine and rain guaranteed a slow but ideal ripening of the grapes. Medium-late harvest and very well-balanced wines.

    • Harvest Date(s): Mid-September
  • Vinification

    • Aging: 3 months in steel; minimum 3 months in bottle
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Grechetto
    • Alcohol: 13%
    • TA: 5.11 g/L
    • p H: 3.36
  • Tasting Notes

    • Intense perfumes of exotic fruit and yellow peach, floral notes of freesia and hawthorn, pleasing chalkiness on the finish. Full, fresh taste with a long persistence.



  • Arnaldo Caprai Grecante Grechetto Colli Martani DOC – 2018 – James Suckling – 91 Points

    A floral and delicious grechetto that displays honeysuckle, jasmine and pears. Medium body, medium acidity a nicely textured finish.